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General
Data set name

STD data in central Tyrrhenian Sea (1973) during TYRRHENIAN project

Data holding centreSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom May to December 1973
OngoingNo
Geographical area

A network of more than 100 stations covering the central Tyrrhenian Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

A joint experiment between the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the SACLANT ASW Research Centre was mounted to study the deep steeped structure of the Tyrrhenian Sea. At several stations, the microstructure was studied with a special purpose probe which included an optical device for salt finger detection.

OriginatorsSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
Data web sitehttp://www.saclantc.nato.int
Availability 
OrganisationSACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactMichel Rixen
Address

SACLANT Undersea Research Centre (SACLANTCEN)
SACLANTCEN - The Library Viale San Bartolomeo 400
La Spezia

19138
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-166
Global identifier3808
Last revised1993-01-08